February 25, 2021; 14:00 – 18:00 EET
Online, Zoom platform
Tom has ten years’ experience working at the intersection of technology and journalism, leading high-impact international media projects and driving product strategy for collaborative technologies. Formerly Director of Programs at Meedan, Tom led Check Global, a programme dedicated to developing innovative open source tools and training programs for journalists, fact checkers and human rights researchers around the world. Tom is the co-founder of Pop-Up Newsroom, which has led major collaborative reporting initiatives in the UK, US, Mexico, India and Indonesia since launching in 2017, including the award-winning Verificado 2018. Tom holds an MBA from the Eller College of Management, University of Arizona.
Laurens Vreekamp - Associate Consultant at Fathm, former Teaching Fellow with the Google News Lab
Laurens just finished his two-year Fellowship with the Google News Lab, as a Teaching Fellow for the Netherlands, Belgium and The Nordics, and Innovation Sprint facilitator for newsrooms and publishers (Bonnier, Altinget, De Persgroep, NOS) in these regions. Before joining Google, Laurens did design research with multiple Dutch news organisations (RTL Nieuws, Nu.nl, FD, Het Parool) as a Fellow of the 'Journalism Research Group' at the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU). He taught UX & Journalism classes, worked with Dutch National Public Broadcasters innovation teams and has directed a live-radio show called 'Nacht van het Goede Leven' (Night of the Good Life) on National Public Radio 1. He graduated as European Media Master of Arts in 2003.
Newsroom managers, commissioning editors, audience specialists, and journalists who want to know how to better use analytics.
EUR 150 + VAT
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